Letters Written by Jonathan Swift; And Several of His Friends. from the Year 1703 to 1740. Published from the Originals with Notes Explanatory and Historical Volume 22

Letters Written by Jonathan Swift; And Several of His Friends. from the Year 1703 to 1740. Published from the Originals with Notes Explanatory and Historical Volume 22

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1769 edition. Excerpt: ...him verv feldom; lord Somcrs never fince the fir ft vifit, for he has been a falfe deceitful rafcal. My new friends are very kind, and I have promifes enough, but I do not count upon them, and befides my pretences ate Very young to them. However, we will fee #hat may be done, and if nothing at all, I ftall not be difappomted; although perhaps/poor MD may, Thefe are the words of MJ and then I'fliall be fprryer for their fakes than ntfjT own.--Talk of a merry Chrijlmas (why do youwrite it fo: hen young women? fawce for the goofe is fawce for the gander) I have wifht you' all that two or three letters ago. Good lack i and your news, that Mr. St. John is going to Holland j he has no fuch thoughts to quit the great ftation he is in, nor if he had, could I be fpared to go, with him. So faith; politick Madam Stella you come with your two eggs a penny, &fc. Well, Madam DinghyP and fo Mrs. Suite invites you, and fo you ft ay at Donnybrook f, and fo you could not write. You are plaguy exa t in your journals from Dec. 25, to Jan. 4th. Well, Smyth and the palfey water 1 have handled already, and he does jiot lodge (or rather did not, for poor man, now he is gone) at Mr. Jejfeh% and all that fluff $ but we found his lodging, and I went to Stella's itfother on my own head, for I never remembered it was in the letter to defire another bottle; but I was fo fretted, fo tofticated, and fo impatient, that Stella fliould have her water (I mean decently don't be rogues) and fo vext with Stirnes carelefc jxefs.---Pray God Stella's illnefs may not return. If they come feldom they begin to be weary; I judge by myfelf; for when I feldom'vifit, -I grow weary of my acquaintance.--Leave a good deal of my tenth unanfwered!--Impudent flut, when; did you ever anfwer my...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236659368
  • 9781236659361